Great Britain 2009 5 pounds KM-1118
This specimen was lot 21167 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Chicago, August 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. 5 Pounds, 2009. NGC PROOF-70 Ultra Cameo. (the SCWC does not mention this type in gold). Issued upon the 500th anniversary of the accession of Henry VIII and certified as the finest technical designation available in the market." The five pound denomination was frequently used for commemoratives, including KM 1118 (shown here), KM 1121 and KM 1140 thru KM 1145. Each was struck in various metals.
Recorded mintage: unknown number in copper-nickel plus 20,000 in silver plus more in gold.
Specification: in gold: 39.94 g, .917 fine gold, 1.177 troy oz AGW, 38.6 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: S-4565; Fr-510; cf. KM-1118a.
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